35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Joaquin Robles    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Alpha Company
2nd Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam War

"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Joaquin Robles, who died in the service of his country on September 15th, 1968 in Quang Duc Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Malaria. At the time of his death Joaquin was 22 years of age. He was from Luquillo, Puerto Rico. Joaquin is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 44W, Line 66.

The decorations earned by PFC Joaquin Robles include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.